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Osinbajo Wants Technology Driven Healthcare

Osinbajo Wants Technology Driven Healthcare

NEWS
It has become expedient for Nigeria to embrace technology to close the healthcare gap between the urban and rural areas, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has said. Osinbajo, who on Thursday inaugurated the Abia Tele-health initiative, – as “Dial-a-doctor -, described it as commendable effort in the healthcare delivery system in the state. He said in Umuahia that Abia had blazed the trail in the utilisation of Global System of Mobile Telecommunication (GSM) in the delivery of quality healthcare to the people of the state. “This is an especially exciting project because it is leveraging on available technology, in this case, the mobile phone to deliver affordable healthcare to the people.” Osinbajo said that available records showed that Abia had about 1.5 million mobile phones. According